Recreation & Rentals

The Brainerd Lakes Area's Whitefish Chain Region offers the classic Minnesota vacation experience — sandy beaches, clear waters, and breath-taking views. And, winter even offers great family fun. But, vacation can be educational, too. Or adventurous. Crosslake, Pequot Lakes/Jenkins and Pine River house a treasure of entertainment options for vacationing families.

Don't forget to snap some shots of the kids with all the Paul Bunyan statues around the area!



Bike Rentals

Trailblazer Bikes
Trailblazer Bikes
25336 Smiley Rd.
Nisswa
(218) 829-8542

Rental, sales and service of bikes, tandems, recumbents, child trailers and tag-alongs.

Wind Water and Wheels
Wind Water and Wheels
36420 County Road 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-1200

Sales and rental of kayaks, bikes and paddleboards.

Easy Riders Bicycle and Sportshop
415 Washington St,
Brainerd
218-829-5516

Bicycle sales and service, and recreational rentals. Summer rec rentals: skateboards, rollerblades, bikes, canoes, kayaks. Winter rec rentals: ice skates, snow shoes, snowboards, cross country skis

The Pine Patch
The Pine Patch
34283 County Rd 3
Crosslake
218-821-3028
Cycle Path & Paddle
Cycle Path & Paddle
115 3rd Ave. SW
Crosby
(218) 545-4545

Boat Rentals

Bertha Boatworks
Bertha Boatworks
6846 Cty Rd 16
Pequot Lakes
(218) 543-4100

Pontoon rentals; boat, wake board & ski rentals. Boat sales and service. Bertha Boatworks, a leader in boat sales and service on the Whitefish Chain since 1977. Located on the shores of Minnesota's premier recreational lake, the Whitefish Chain of Lakes.

Easy Riders Bicycle & Sportshop
415 Washington St
Brainerd
(218) 829-5516

Easy Riders offers rental equipment for your enjoyment, whether you're a visitor or resident in the area. We have the following equipment available: Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Ice Skates, Cross-Country Skis, Snowshoes, Rollerblades.

Bait Box Marina
Bait Box Marina
36624 Cty Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-3850

Rents pontoons, houseboats, fishing boats, canoes, outboard motors and personal watercraft. Full-service bait shop.

Boats & Beyond Rentals
Boats & Beyond Rentals
4758 County Road 77
Nisswa
(218) 963-7700

Rents pontoons, competition ski/wakeboard boats, fishing boats, ski boats, CraigCats (compact boat) and jetskis (Personal Watercraft). Also rents ice houses and snowmobiles.

Al’s Marine
Al’s Marine
36685 Cty Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-3752

Water and snow recreational products. Half, full and multi-day pontoon rentals. Also houses full-service shop, retail store and boat sales. Yamaha snowmobile sales, service and rental.

Crosslake Rental
Crosslake Rental
34550 County Road 3
Crosslake
(218) 692-7368

Rental of pontoon boat and jet skis. We deliver and launch for you! All rentals include appropriate personal flotation devices.

Seaberg Motor Sports
Seaberg Motor Sports
36160 Co Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-2345

Crosslake MN’s location to rent Seadoo Jet Skis and Yamaha Wave Runners: one, two and three person machines for the day, days, week or longer.

Cycle Path & Paddle
Cycle Path & Paddle
115 3rd Ave. SW
Crosby
(218) 545-4545

Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle on area lakes, rivers and mine pit lakes. Equipment transportation is available to any area location.

Dave’s Sportland Rentals
5029 Cty Rd 13
Nisswa
(218) 963-2401

Pontoon, ski boat and Personal Watercraft rentals. Dave's Sportland Rental in Nisswa, Minnesota provides you with the tools for an exciting summer vacation!

Lake Fun Rentals
Lake Fun Rentals
7993 Interlachen Road
Nisswa
(218) 961-0000

Lake Fun Rentals offers some of the finest quality Jet Ski, Pontoon, Boat and Fishing Pontoon rentals in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

Wind Water and Wheels
Wind Water and Wheels
36420 County Road 66
Crosslake
(612) 581-2144

Sales and rental of kayaks, bikes and paddleboards. Wind, Water & Wheels provides shuttle service to area lakes and rivers for your kayaks or ours.

Ice Fish House Rentals

Brainerd Guide Service
Brainerd Guide Service
(218) 825-8965
Boats & Beyond Rentals
Boats & Beyond Rentals
4758 County Road 77
Nisswa
(218) 963-7700

Rents pontoons, competition ski/wakeboard boats, fishing boats, ski boats, CraigCats (compact boat) and jetskis (Personal Watercraft). Also rents ice houses and snowmobiles.

Heath’s Resort
Heath’s Resort
(218) 587-2286
Todd’s Guide Service
Todd’s Guide Service
(218) 821-8812
Walleyedan
Walleyedan
(218) 839-5598

Snowmobile Rentals

Seaberg Motor Sports
Seaberg Motor Sports
36160 Co Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-2345
Boats & Beyond Rentals
Boats & Beyond Rentals
4758 County Road 77
Nisswa
(218) 963-7700

Rents pontoons, competition ski/wakeboard boats, fishing boats, ski boats, CraigCats (compact boat) and jetskis (Personal Watercraft). Also rents ice houses and snowmobiles.

SPR Motorsports
SPR Motorsports
29240 State HWY 371
Pequot Lakes
(218) 568-4853

Fishing Guides

Anglers North Guide Service
(218) 831-0267

We are on the water several times each week throughout the season, to bring you the latest hot action on several different species of fish. We specialize in lakes and rivers in one of the finest fishing and recreational areas in the Midwest.

Walleyedan
Walleyedan
(218) 839-5598

Brainerd Fishing Guide Service Sponsored by Mills Fleet Farm. Book a fishing trip, find fishing reports, tips and equipment recommendations.

Royal’s Fishing Guide Service
(218) 829-6672

Royal fishes all species of fish in 40 different lakes within a 30 mile radius of Brainerd including Gull Lake and Mille Lacs Lake. He has a special emphasis on walleye fishing, bass fishing, northern fishing and muskie fishing.

Todd’s Guide Service
Todd’s Guide Service
(218) 821-8812

Todd learned is walleye fishing skills while working for the legendary Marv Koep and his Nisswa fishing guides.

S&W Guide Service
S&W Guide Service
(218) 829-7010

S & W Bait is home to the S & W Guide Service which has over 4 decades of fishing experience. S & W fishing guides are known as being some of the top fishing guides in the Brainerd area.

Brainerd Guide Service
Brainerd Guide Service
(218) 825-8965

We've been the number #1 ranked service for Brainerd fishing guides for the past 20+ years. Our reputation for excellence earned us an exclusive home a one of Minnesota's largest resorts.

Nisswa Guides League
Nisswa Guides League
(218) 963-2547

Our league provides you with some of the best fishing guides in the Brainerd Lakes Area with over 300 years of guiding experience.

The Hot Spot Bait & Tackle
(218) 961-0850

At The Hot Spot Bait & Tackle we've got everything you need to stock up on before heading out to the lake. We're here to serve the Nisswa Lakes area with a family atmosphere centered around fishing.

Tim Anderson’s Big Fish Hunt
(218) 232-6067

Specializing in Giant Musky Hunts on Lake Mille Lacs, and the surrounding Brainerd Minnesota area Lakes.

Fishing Bait

Bait Box Marina
Bait Box Marina
36624 Cty Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-3850

Rents pontoons, houseboats, fishing boats, canoes, outboard motors and personal watercraft. Full-service bait shop.

A-Pine Plaza
A-Pine Plaza
33039 Old Highway 371
Jenkins
(218) 568-8323

We maintain a large selection of high-quality minnows, leeches, worms, baitfish and nightcrawlers. Fishing tackle and lures are also available.

The Hot Spot Bait & Tackle
North Star Lane
Nisswa
(218) 961-0850
S&W Bait
S&W Bait
18900 State Highway 371
Brainerd
(218) 829-7010

S & W Bait has all the supplies you need for your fishing experience in the Brainerd Lakes Area. S & W Bait carries night crawlers, leeches by the pound and a variety of minnows including the best supply in the area of the all important Redtails.

Station 371
Station 371
Hwy 371
Pine River
(218) 587-4700
Speed Stop BP Gas
Speed Stop BP Gas
30713 MN 371
Pequot Lakes
(218) 568-8640
Holiday of Crosslake
Holiday of Crosslake
35610 County Road 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-2708
Moonlite Square
Moonlite Square
37735 Co Rd 66
Crosslake
(218) 692-2998
Oasis Sport Shop
Oasis Sport Shop
30671 State Hwy 371
Pequot Lakes
(218) 568-4426

Horseback Riding

Discover Horse
Discover Horse
Brainerd
(218) 232-2495
Outback Trail Rides
Outback Trail Rides
12210 Pillsbury Forest Road SW,
Pillager
(218) 746-3990
Spirit Horse Center
Spirit Horse Center
8386 50th Ave.
Brainerd
(218) 825-4944
Benvelle Equestrian Center
4828 Tree Farm Rd
Pequot Lakes
(218) 568-4826
Pine River Riding Stable
Cty Rd 2 W
Pine River
(218) 587-5807
Little Pine Livery Co
Little Pine Livery Co
15024 Wilderness Trail
Crosslake
(218) 692-2974

Ice Skating

Nisswa Park Ice Skating Rink
(218) 963-3931
Crosslake Ice Skating Rink
(218) 692-4271
Breezy Point Sports Arena
7370 Cty Rd 11
Breezy Point
(218) 562-5678
Pine River Ice Skating Rink
(218) 587-2338

Mini Golf

Wildwedge Golf, Mini Golf & Maze
32792 Paul Bunyan Trail Dr
Pequot Lakes
(218) 568-6995
Dark Moon Mega Mini Golf & Whistling Wolf Mini Golf
35878 County Road 3
Crosslake
(218) 692-7888